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Hidilyn Diaz

“I’ll always be thankful to God for nothing is impossible as long as you work hard in every training and in every competition you go through.” 

Timeline

Career Achievements

  • Gold medal: Weightlifting at the 2018 Asian Games – WOmen’s 53 kg

  • Silver medal: Weightlifting at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women’s 53 kg

  • 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics youngest competitor 

  • Bronze Medalist in 2007 Sea Games in Thailand 

  • 10th Place at 2006 Asian Games 

  • Gold Medalist in the Asian Youth/Junior Weightlifting Championship held in Jeonju, South Korea
  • Silver Medalist in the Asian Youth/Junior Weightlifting Championship held in Jeonju, South Korea

  • Gold Medalist in the Asian Youth/Junior Weightlifting Championship held in Jeonju, South Korea

  • 2017, Diaz was awarded as the Athlete of the Year of the Philippine Sportswriters Association.

Hidilyn Diaz definitely proved that dreams aren’t that impossible to achieve as long as you persevere. No matter what your age, status and physical appearance may be it will never be a hinder for you to do the things that you love. 

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